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New York - New Visions: 8 Emerging Photographers Present Life Through Their Lens  Reception: Mon Feb 26, 2024 @1pm Gallery location: CSI Library Rotunda, Building 1L Dates: Monday February 26, 2024 - Monday March 25, 2024 Photographs by Gerard Mencia, Nando Brunetti, Julia Salazar, Michael Ortiz, Norman Kuang, Gabriela Muniz, Ashanti Alston, and  Elizabeth Reyfman.  Photo credit: Ashanti Alston
CSI Library Monthly Film Screening In celebration of Black History Month Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin (2003, 83 mins) *rescheduled* Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024 2:30pm-4:00pm CC CLUE Event Library Theater Room 1L-103
Come Hang Out with Schuyler, The Therapy Dog!  Sky is making monthly visits Tuesdays @ the CSI Library! Feb 20, March 19, April 16, May 21 2:30pm-3:15pm 1L-110
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Open Educational Resources (OER) saved CSI students $1,621,135 in textbook costs from 2017 to 2023. Click this slide to learn more about OER and Zero Textbook Courses (ZTC).
New online resource from the library: America's News by NewsBank A comprehensive collection of 3700 U.S. news sources, including the Staten Island advance! Click to access (CSI login required if connecting from off-campus).
Introducing Gale Primary Sources - Archives Unbound, a new database at the CSI Library! Use it to find primary source materials in American History and related fields. Click to access (CSI login required for off-campus users). (Images in slide include: FBI File on Eleanor Roosevelt; Federal surveillance of African Americans, 1920-1984; American Indian movement and Native American Radicalism; Liberation Movement in Africa and African America; and International Climatic Changes and Global Warming.)
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Stop AAPI hate (Illustration by @amberchia12)
Banned and Challenged Books: Click to Learn More
CSI Library's website on Race Matters and Social Justice
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Check out our Digitized Student Publications!
Take our online CC Clue library tutorial now! Click this slide to take the tutorial.
National Geographic Virtual Library Magazine Archive Browse the full text of magazines, or search a variety of images such as maps, charts, portraits, engravings, or diagrams Learn more here! URL: https://library.csi.cuny.edu/blog/ngvl
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Citation Help Guide
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Internet Archive Scholar searches over 25 million research articles preserved in the Internet Archive, from digitized copies of 18th century journals to Open Access conference proceedings and pre-prints. Click for more info.
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Explore Our FDLP Government Documents Collection

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